Donald Trump, back when people were trying to warn American not to elect Donald Trump.
Donald Trump, back when people were trying to warn Americans not to elect Donald Trump. Drew Angerer / Getty Images

This is not good. It's also exactly what people from both parties tried to warn Americans about during the presidential campaign. Here's Hillary Clinton:

Here's Mitt Romney—back before all this happened—saying that Trump's "imagination must not be married to real power."

Here's Jeb Bush's national security advisor expressing his fears about Trump and nuclear weapons in a long Twitter rant.

And here's Hillary Clinton again.

The list goes on. And yet, here we are.